Engineering & Science Faculty

With the guidance of UDM’s Engineering and Science faculty, you’ll create products, design electronics, conduct research, prepare for med school—in short, you’ll engineer your future. Check out our full list of faculty & staff.

R. Gerard Albright, S.J.
Professor, Biology

“I’m not buried doing research in the back of my lab. So you’ll know me well and I’ll know you well.”
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Mary Lou Caspers
Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

“Our doors are always open. Even if it’s not an office hour, you’re welcome to come in.”
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Rick Hill
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

“My number one goal is to help you leave my class better prepared as an engineer.  I hold the bar high, but I put time into helping you reach that bar.”
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Darrell Kleinke
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

“There are jobs out there, and we'll prepare you for all of them.”
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Matthew J. Mio
Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

“If you have a question, you can either spend three and a half hours trying to figure it out yourself using Wikipedia and the text book, or 30 seconds asking me.”
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Mark Paulik
Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

“The main goal is to have you learn the material and be successful while you’re here.”
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Alexa N. Rihana-Abdallah
Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

“You may think, what can one person do? But I teach the importance of action. Locally, nationally, globally—it’s all connected.”
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Liz Roberts-Kirchhoff
Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry

“You're going to take away, when you finish my class, the relevance that biochemistry has to your life.”
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Mark R. Schumack
Professor, Mechanical Engineering

“My goal is to teach you thermodynamics better than it was taught to me.”
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Katy Snyder
Associate Dean of Academics, Engineering & Science

“It's a huge transition from high school to college math. I can ease the way for you.”
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